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Lust [Elfriede Jelinek, Michael Hulse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In a quaint Austrian ski resort, things are not quite what they seem. Book Review: Lust by Elfriede Jelinek. Do not be fooled by the title. Lust is not a summer beach read. In fact, I’m not sure how I would classify it. Elfriede Jelinek was born in Austria in and grew up in Vienna where she attended the famous Music Conservatory. The leading Austrian.

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Gerti, his housewife, is sexually exploited by Hermann on daily basis.

Page The quote below combined the two. Lo que nos cuenta. This novel makes me think. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I luat as if I should bathe my soul in bleach, though.

But perhaps she still has something new and yet unheard of to say? Or maybe it was the translation to English.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There are only so many euphemisms for dick and forced sex that a person can reasonably handle, and it gets repetitive and exhausting after a while.

Untergriff Kammgriff — Turnen, Sportsprache vgl. I felt like there was almost a strange language gap and maybe Jelinek’s descriptions didn’t exactly crossover well in English? I wasn’t too sure that I’d want to read about sexual violence rape jekinek marriage anyway.


In matters of sexual behaviors Jelinek goes well over the line in order to be herself appropriately absurd. She flirts with boredom. She, or he, unhesitatingly and frankly makes strong elffriede. I know these people she writes about and they exist in the world I live in. Sitting down this autumn to the work of transposing all my hand-written work from last summer onto my computer I am somewhat surprised at how relevant this particular work of Elfriede Jelinek is to what I myself had been impelled lut write about.

Due to passages such as these I totally lost focus on the story.

Lust by Elfriede Jelinek

Age is not kind, and life simply wears one out. Hope to read her other books to get a better perspective. Der Belohnung folgt Strafe, auf Strafe folgt Belohnung Better to be a recreational observer slouched within the stuffing of our leisure chair, devoid of any personal feeling of responsibility that urges us to also merge within these irrelevant lives as additional willing participants. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Women Writers in German-Speaking Countries.

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I feel like I might appreciate it more when I’m in my gray hair days and am bitter at the world. One comment Sounds like a rough read.

The book reflects the title. Return to Book Page. Gerti takes these actions, however, for love and leaves to have her hair done. The novel is, like all of Jelinek’s novels, lyrical and musical in its structure and features sexual and physical violence.

Nov 22, Sebadiaz rated it really liked it.


Lust – Jelinek Elfriede

I’m still willing to give Jelinek, and even this book, another chance — I do like ha I might return to this. Gerti wanders into a nearby skiing resort in her evening gown and slippers Nobody does it better than Elfriede Jelinek, when it comes to writing about the filthy side of human beings, not just any dark side, real filthy side!

An orgy designed for denying personal despair. Page Due to passages such as these I totally lost focus on the story. Sarki rated it it was amazing. Lust is a novel by Austrian author Elfriede Jelinek.

Nothing that happens in this book is good. No trivia or quizzes yet. The o trigger warning: Hermann, the manager of a paper mill, has decided that sexual gratification begins at home. Want to Read saving…. In Elfriede Jelinek’s mitteleuropa, love is as distant from sex as the Alps are from the sea, and the everyday mechanics of husband, wife, and child, become a loveless horror.

Oct 30, Shanmugam rated it really liked it. I ended up giving myself more enter Mentioned that I wanted to read Women as Lovers and Carol sent this to me par poste or maybe when we were in Luts